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In this issue:

"Jacking the Brain": Technologies that were once the stuff of science fiction - are now becoming science FACT.

"Can HIV Be Cured?": We may be able to eliminate HIV from the body by flushing the virus out of its hiding places.

"A Sunshade for Planet Earth": An unusual idea for combating global warming.

"The Long Arm of the Second Law": New findings suggest that nature is filled with examples of order emerging from chaos.

The Incredible Shrinking Scanner": A new portable scanner is enabling scientists to take their research far from the lab.

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